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Ms. Smith from Belzoni MS is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Back to School Bash 2018!

My students need school supplies to make the 2018-2019 school year the best one yet!

  • $652 goal

This project expired on September 9, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

All of our school population receives free and reduced-price lunches (Title I) and my children come from a high-poverty background. Many of my students come to school anxious, upset, sad, and worried. I try to make my classroom a safe haven for them to be children and nothing more.

My students are kind, loving and adore learning with their whole hearts.

When you walk into our room you will hear a gentle hum of learning with a side of laughter and fun.

My Project

My students come from a high poverty background, and my students will not come into school with the proper supplies such as crayons or notebooks to make learning happen. I want to make sure that a lack of money does not hinder my students from learning everything that first grade has to offer!

Your donation will give us a years worth of basic school supplies such as ink and staples so that students can learn.

In a Title 1 school there is so much stacked against our students and I hope to break down one more barrier to an excellent education. All student deserve an education and it is incomprehensible that something as simple as school supplies should hinder any student from having a successful school year. We are excited to use markers to express our emotions, glue to make crafts and notebooks to share our new learning! Every supply from paper to folders is lovingly put into the hands of students.

Ms. Smith
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 27 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
5-Pack of Premium Self-Stick Easel Pads - 25 x 30 Inches, 30 Sheets Per Pad - Thick Paper, Strong Staples, Sticky Easel Pads • Amazon Business $94.99 1 $94.99
Crayola Thick Wood Pencil (684240) • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Trailmaker Multi-Color Backpack For Boys & Men With Padded Straps (Blue) • Amazon Business $9.95 4 $39.80
Expo 80001 Low Odor Chisel Point Dry Erase Markers, Low Odor Alcohol-Based Ink, Designed for Whiteboards, Glass and Most Non-Porous Surfaces, Black, 12 Units per Box, Pack of 6 Boxes, 72 Markers Total • Amazon Business $38.99 1 $38.99
Mead Spiral Notebook, College Ruled, 1 Subject, 24-Pack • Amazon Business $29.45 1 $29.45
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 2 $24.98
LxTek Compatible Toner Cartridge Replacement for Brother TN880 TN-880 (1 Black) for Brother HLL6200DW MFCL6800DW MFCL6700DW HLL6300DW HLL6200DWT MFC-L6900DW HL-L6400DW HL-L6400DWT HLL6250DW High Yield • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Smead Economy Two-Pocket File Folder, Up to 100 Sheets, Letter Size, Assorted Colors, 50 per Carton (87863) • Amazon Business $22.95 1 $22.95
Thornton's Office Supplies Reusable Dry Erase Pockets, 8.5 x 11 Inches, Assorted Colors, 30 Pockets per Pack (61370) • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Mini Marble Composition Books, Thread Bound Notebooks, Red, Blue and Green, 12-ct, 600 Total Pages by Greenbrier • Amazon Business $10.80 2 $21.60
Elmer's Disappearing Purple School Glue, Washable, 60 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $15.76 1 $15.76
AmazonBasics Thermal Laminating Pouches - 8.9-Inch x 11.4-Inch, Pack of 100 • Amazon Business $12.27 1 $12.27
Prextex Classroom Storage Baskets Crayon and Pencill Storage Baskets • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Crayola 24 Count Crayons (6-Pack) • Amazon Business $11.74 1 $11.74
Swingline GBC 2515662 ProClick Easy Edit Spines, 5/16" Diameter, 45 Sheet Capacity, Black (Pack of 25) • Amazon Business $11.00 1 $11.00
Pendaflex File Folders, Letter Size, 8-1/2" x 11", Classic Manila, 1/3-Cut Tabs in Left, Right, Center Positions, 100 Per Box (65213) • Amazon Business $10.88 1 $10.88
Paper Mate Pink Pearl Erasers, Large, 12 Count • Amazon Business $4.48 2 $8.96
Sharpie 22480PP Flip Chart Markers, Bullet Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Count • Amazon Business $7.74 1 $7.74
Highland 6549YW Self-Stick Notes, 3 x 3, Yellow, 100-Sheet (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $6.50 1 $6.50
Sharpie 30001 Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Black, Box of 12 • Amazon Business $6.22 1 $6.22
Mr. Sketch 1905069 Scented Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Sharpie 25025 Tank Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Fluorescent Yellow, 12-Count • Amazon Business $4.77 1 $4.77

Materials cost

$482.55

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$33.78

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$553.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$97.69

Total project goal

$651.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$651.26

3 Donors

-$541.26

Donations toward project cost

-$460.07

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$81.19

Matching donations from our partners

-$110.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$93.50

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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